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Recent Publications

Explosive percolation yields highly-conductive polymer nanocomposites

Authors:Manuela Meloni, Matthew J. Large, José Miguel González Domínguez, Sandra Victor-Román, Giuseppe Fratta, Emin Istif, Oliver Tomes, Jonathan P. Salvage, Christopher P. Ewels, Mario Pelaez-Fernandez, Raul Arenal, Ana Benito, Wolfgang K. Maser, Alice A. K. King, Pulickel M. Ajayan, Sean P. Ogilvie and Alan B. Dalton

Journal: Nature Communications


Assembly and properties of nanocomposites

Nanosheet-Stabilized Emulsions: Near-Minimum Loading and Surface Energy Design of Conductive Networks

Authors: Sean P. Ogilvie, Matthew J. Large, Marcus A. O’Mara, Anne C. Sehnal, Aline Amorim Graf, Peter J. Lynch, Adam J. Cass, Jonathan P. Salvage, Marco Alfonso, Philippe Poulin, Alice A. K. King, and Alan B. Dalton

Journal: ACS Nano


Water vs oil surface tension figure

Size selection and thin-film assembly of MoS2 elucidates thousandfold conductivity enhancement in few-layer nanosheet networks

Authors: Sean P. Ogilvie, Matthew J. Large, Hannah J. Wood, Aline Amorim Graf, Frank Lee, Jonathan P. Salvage, Alice A. K. King and Alan B. Dalton 

Journal: Nanoscale


Thousandfold improvement in MoS2 conductivity Langmuir films

Tuneable synthetic reduced graphene oxide scaffolds elicit high levels of three-dimensional glioblastoma interconnectivity in vitro

Authors: Christopher J. Brown, Thomas Simon, Chiara Cilibrasi, Peter J. Lynch, Rhiannon W. Harries, Aline Amorim Graf, Matthew J. Large, Sean P. Ogilvie, Jonathan P. Salvage, Alan B. Dalton, Georgios Giamas and Alice A. K. King

Journal: J. Mater. Chem. B


Reduced Graphene Oxide Foams for Cell Scaffolds

Graphene Confers Ultralow Friction on Nanogear Cogs

Authors: Andrea Mescola, Guido Paolicelli, Sean P Ogilvie, Roberto Guarino, James G McHugh, Alberto Rota, Erica Iacob, Enrico Gnecco, Sergio Valeri, Nicola M Pugno, Venkataramana Gadhamshetty, Maksud M Rahman, Pulickel Ajayan, Alan B Dalton, Manoj Tripathi 

Journal: Small


Structural Defects Modulate Electronic and Nanomechanical Properties of 2D Materials

Authors: Manoj Tripathi, Frank Lee, Antonios Michail, Dimitris Anestopoulos, James G McHugh, Sean P Ogilvie, Matthew J Large, Aline Amorim Graf, Peter J Lynch, John Parthenios, Konstantinos Papagelis, Soumyabrata Roy, M A S R Saadi, Muhammad M Rahman, Nicola Maria Pugno, Alice A K King, Pulickel M Ajayan*, and Alan B Dalton* 

Journal: ACS Nano


Cell–Substrate Interactions Lead to Internalization and Localization of Layered MoS2 Nanosheets

Authors: Rhiannon W Harries, Christopher J Brown, Lisa Woodbine, Aline Amorim Graf, Matthew J Large, Keiran Clifford, Peter J Lynch, Sean P Ogilvie, Alan B Dalton, Alice A K King 

Journal: ACS Appl. Nano Mater.


Configurational Effects on Strain and Doping at Graphene-Silver Nanowire Interfaces

Authors: Frank Lee, Manoj Tripathi, Peter Lynch, Alan B Dalton

Journal: Appl. Sci.


Quantifying the Contributing Factors towards Signal Fatigue in Nanocomposite Strain Sensors

Author: Conor S Boland

Journal: ACS Appl. Polym. Mater.


Graphene-based printable conductors for cyclable strain sensors on elastomeric substrates

Authors: Peter J Lynch, Sean P Ogilvie, Matthew J Large, Aline Amorim Graf, Marcus O' Mara, James Taylor, Jonathan P Salvage, Alan B Dalton

Journal: Carbon


Langmuir Films of Layered Nanomaterials: Edge Interactions and Cell Culture Applications

Authors: Rhiannon W Harries Christopher J. Brown, Sean P Ogilvie, Matthew J Large, Aline Amorim Graf, Keiran Clifford, Thomas Simon, Georgios Giamas, Alan B Dalton, Alice A K King

Journal: J. Phys. Chem. B


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